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It’s that context, of deeply skeptical, gun-toting citizens fighting off what they see as government overreach, that explains how local militias can attract such zealous followers.
On the ground, the videographer chats with other people he identifies as part of “the militia” — including an eager and excited-looking kid who tells the videographer his name is Kyle.
The key to understanding that movement’s role in the chaos of 2020 is knowing just how difficult it can be to pin down what apparent militia members believe — much less how they’re connected to each other and the broader movement.
The same messages were echoing across internet forums and Facebook groups, including among more loosely organized corners of the militia movement, prompting people who weren’t part of formal militia groups to show up.
Still, Zuckerberg said the Kenosha Guard page and event that the group had posted violated a policy Facebook had put in place a couple of weeks ago banning militia and QAnon groups that may intend to organize violence.
It was in Boston Common that the colonial militia gathered for the revolution, and here that George Washington, John Adams, and others came to celebrate America’s independence.
In the case of the storming of Michigan state capital in April, the militias also carried arms.
All through this he's been walking up and down the floor like he was drilling for the militia.
J. POINDEXTER, COLOREDIRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
Either the militia must be called out or volunteers must be summoned for the purpose.
Equally abortive, as might have been anticipated, was the scheme for raising a militia of 50,000 men.
HERZEGOVINAGEORGE ARBUTHNOT